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Media Room

Our team is available for interviews and speaking engagements focused on any of our policy issue areas. To schedule an interview or to connect with one of our analysts, please contact

Issue Expertise


Diane Standaert

Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy

  • Development Finance
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Housing
  • Health & Healthcare
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Kiyadh Burt

Policy Analyst

  • Health and Healthcare
  • Housing
  • Financial Inclusion



Sara Miller

Senior Policy Analyst

  • How Mississippi collects funds and what the funds support
  • How Mississippi’s tax system affects working families
  • Revenue collection trends and state service funding levels
  • School funding mechanisms and levels